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Synthetrix wrote:My video from the listening party during White Cyclosa.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puKo4n2v ... e=youtu.be


Awesome, thanks for uploading it! I loved seeing the guy in black who was standing in the right of your frame - he seemed SO into it, in the best way.


yes! i ended up going to stand in the back for a minute. most were sitting, some were lying on their backs - but this guy ... this one guy standing alone in the crowd. he was special! he was limber, shakin' it out, groovin' - all trance-like. a pure pleasure to watch him completely get taken away by the music.

i thought at any moment he was going to do a series of backward roundhouses. it really was something to see how each individual went to their special music listening space. this guy was no exception.


I remember him, he was in a zone. Kinda yoga-esque moves.

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Wow, after just now finally caving and listening to the cylcosa video, i wish i had been around for the listening party. If i weren't on vacation, i definitely would have made it down.

I'm loving everything I've heard of this album so far. It really is speaking to me. Can't wait for the moment i can play the entire record.

Is this real life?

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zeitgeist wrote:Wow, after just now finally caving and listening to the cylcosa video, i wish i had been around for the listening party. If i weren't on vacation, i definitely would have made it down.

I'm loving everything I've heard of this album so far. It really is speaking to me. Can't wait for the moment i can play the entire record.

Is this real life?


you have no idea what you are in store for ... stuck in a blissful loop here after The Day In The Desert.
this is indeed real and was quite worth the wait.

i'll say it again/please quote me/100% not fucking around: best album ever.
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paul wrote:i'll say it again/please quote me/100% not fucking around: best album ever.

qft!!

paul wrote:right on kennychiwa147 ... i liked your initial thoughts - spot on!
i was shooting to your right on the tripod. i looked over my shoulder often and your crew was putting out a seriously nice vibe. glad to have shared this day with you guys.


cheers man!! the feeling is so mutual!!
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Synthetrix wrote:My video from the listening party during White Cyclosa.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puKo4n2v ... e=youtu.be


Awesome, thanks for uploading it! I loved seeing the guy in black who was standing in the right of your frame - he seemed SO into it, in the best way.


yes! i ended up going to stand in the back for a minute. most were sitting, some were lying on their backs - but this guy ... this one guy standing alone in the crowd. he was special! he was limber, shakin' it out, groovin' - all trance-like. a pure pleasure to watch him completely get taken away by the music.

i thought at any moment he was going to do a series of backward roundhouses. it really was something to see how each individual went to their special music listening space. this guy was no exception.


I remember him, he was in a zone. Kinda yoga-esque moves.


It took me a while to notice him because I was sort of wandering around looking at and photographing the scenery and people, etc. But when I did notice him, it made me so happy.

You totally nailed it - it was awesome to watch the ways people were taking it in. Some people had their heads nodding, a couple of us were pacing/wandering around (at one point the guy in the Pink Floyd shirt said "intense!" to me and I grinned). After a while I was standing totally still, but I think it's just because I was kind of transfixed...

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Thought I'd add my experience on 5/27/13 to the rest.

After following along voraciously during the RSD incident and up through the album reveal I sort of stepped back, anticipating nothing more than a 40 day wait for the album to be released.

When I heard about Tokyo, then the boston thing, and the sattelite image tweet, I knew I had to be there. I have long wanted to go explore Lake Dolores Waterpark, I've seen it many times driving on I15 and it will hold a special place in my heart now that I not only got to explore it, but got to explore it during a special Boards of Canada event with so many amazing people.

I had a half day at work, and I got home right around the time Tonx tweeted that he had to be discrete, and "!". It was the "!" that really lit a fire under me and by 2pm Lauren and I were off. Upon arriving around 4, We noted a small number of cars in the parking lot, which we parked next to and proceeded to head towards a large group of people who seemed to be beginning to walk into the park. No one knew what was going on, or what we were supposed to do. I asked if anyone knew where tonx was, and was told something about "the highest tower", which I identified and advanced towards. At the base of the tower I found Tonx - i think still google hangout-ing at that point. In finding him I was also told that at 5pm we were to be in front of a vintage metal camper.

We explored a bit, climbing the observation tower and shooting a few snippets of footage. I couldn't think of anything but the camper though and soon had to go set up my tripod and camera. Around that time more people were gathering in front of the trailer as well including Paul whom I am very happy to have met. Around that time Josh from Warp (the announcer heard before and after the album) came over and asked Paul (and I) if we would only record 3 tracks. He explained that the band had requested no high quality recordings of any kind but that since "we came a long way" and brought our gear that he would allow us to shoot for the first 3. I was happy to oblige. Then it dawned on me... First three. We were going to hear the whole album. I pulled out my phone and texted my friend "WHOLE ALBUM, AWWW SHIT, Cant record after first three tracks, No live performance but its a listening party, AHHHHHH", which I think he then posted on here.

5pm came and went and people were continuing to show up. The lincolnshire poacher came over and we chatted a bit - I can't believe I got to meet someone that was at Redmoon and have the first listen to TH with them. Phenomenal. Eventually around 5:30 Josh came on the PA, thanked everyone for coming out, and said that it was the wish of the band that there be no recording after the first 3 tracks. and without further ado, Tomorrows Harvest by Boards of Canada.

Below I am going to detail my thoughts on the album, so if you're trying to stay spoiler free then maybe don't read it.

As much as I love the first three tracks, the album really starts cooking with gas starting at Jacquard Causeway.

Gemini

Reach for the Dead

White Cyclosa

Wispy nostalgic tones with plucky synth layers woven around it. Dissonance makes a larger and larger appearance on the track as it progresses. Fades out slowly. A great vignette-type track pacing the mood between RFTD and Jacquard.

Jacquard Causeway

Lurching drums and a lamenting melody give the feeling of wandering through a wasteland. a little like watching civilization be build up and destroyed again and again with zero progress. Not a happy track. Heavily layered and very beautiful.

Telepath

Starts with smooth boc tones and a computerized voice reading numbers. "Testing 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7..." if I remember correctly. Unmistakable BOC. The voice reading numbers distorts intermittently as the music weaves around it. Feels like a numbers station transmission. What are our instructions?

Cold Earth

Errie intro with a huge bass throb that comes in. Dark and Epic. If Telepath is a numbers station transmission then Cold Earth is the plan or events set into motion by that transmission. This song will make you rock to the music. I remember seeing people rocking, bobbing their heads, etc. There's a brief grunty highly distorted and cut off childs voice that comes in every few beats for a fraction of a beat that is too beautiful for words. This was one of the many times during the listening party i was overwhelmed with emotion. My audio of this track has one of the two children that were there crying a bit in the background. Perfect.

Transmisiones Ferox

didgeridoos? Layered and distorted. Mind blowing. Airs out beautifully at the end. Imputes a feeling of pursuit or hiding.

Sick Times

Utterly fucking amazing. Another groovy head bobber. Classic BOC sounds. Whole crowd was getting into this one as well.

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Scary.

Palace Posy

A emotional shift. Percussive, funky, off-beat. Stringy. Inquisitive. Godfuckingdamnit I LOVE IT. Chanty vocals that come in that I dont remember what they say but goddamnit i need to hear this track again and again and again. Earworm for sure. One of my favorites off the new album.

Split Your infinities

Wondrous. Fucking amazing. Like gazing out at a valley populated with a beautifully destructed future city.

Uritual

Dark drone with layers of sad tones on top

Nothing is real

You know when you see somethings reflection in water but the water is rippling too much to make out exactly what it is? The beginning of this track is the audio equivalent of that. Vaguely familiar, slightly upbeat. Makes me feel like I'm watching a loop of a corporate logo on broken VHS as a child. Echos of a happier past.

Sundown

Sad, lamenting tones.

New Seeds

The emotional lows in this album serve as pacing for the weary but hopeful highs. This song is a "High". More strings. Feeling of rebuilding from the ashes. Theres a lot of work to be done here. Awesome, awesome awesome. I'm trying to limit the number of times I use the words "fucking amazing" to describe this album but I can't help it, it just is.

Come to Dust

WOW. So now we're in this epic future destroyed then rebuilt shithouse and its awesome but it also sucks.

Semena Mertvykh

The track from the album reveal video. My audio of this track has the kids crying and my camera shutter clicking every 10 seconds or so. I might like my version more. We'll see when the album comes out.

End Spoilers

There was near-dead silence in between tracks, which was perfect and amazing. After the album ended though, there was around 30 seconds of solid silence before the guy from Warp came on the PA and thanked everyone for coming. Only then was there an eruption of applause. It was amazing. That brief period of silence was like a magic window for TH. It was one of the most beautiful moments of my entire life thus far. In the middle of an abandoned water park with a handful of people all simultaneously reeling from what we've just collectively witnessed. The wind gusted lightly. Josh came on the PA and thanked us all. "I just got a text from the band. They wanted me to say they love you all". The crowd "awwwws". I yelled "IT WAS FUCKING AMAZING" and got some odd looks.

A box of goodies appeared and people crowded around and grabbed posters and stickers feverishly. Once the goodies were depleted, people began going their own ways and before long the camper and sound equipment were packed up and hauled away. We stayed a bit, shot the coke sign, and wandered. I tried to talk with Josh and just generally take in the wealth of info being shared in the various conversations people were having with him. I also spoke with the property manager and found out that the waterpark is under new ownership, and that they plan on refurbishing the whole thing, putting in an RV park and generally doing away with things as they are. I am glad to have gotten the chance to explore the place in its current state.

Eventually as it began getting dark the property manager drove up in his SUV and yelled "OUT, NOW. I'M LOCKING THE GATE", which is why he got a special thanks in my video. I really appreciate that he didnt just kick us out right away and I got to explore a touch. Speaking of my video, here's a link again because I'm ridiculous and can't stop sharing it. It has Paul's HQ Audio (thanks again Paul!) http://youtu.be/t6G8gViaoVg I also shot a bit of Gemini with my phone. http://youtu.be/H7fUp32VRwA
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Boards of Canada - Tomorrows Harvest - Lake Dolores Listening Party - 5/27/2013 HQ AUDIO http://youtu.be/t6G8gViaoVg

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creativeowlet wrote:Thought I'd add my experience on 5/27/13 to the rest.

After following along voraciously during the RSD incident and up through the album reveal I sort of stepped back, anticipating nothing more than a 40 day wait for the album to be released.

When I heard about Tokyo, then the boston thing, and the sattelite image tweet, I knew I had to be there. I have long wanted to go explore Lake Dolores Waterpark, I've seen it many times driving on I15 and it will hold a special place in my heart now that I not only got to explore it, but got to explore it during a special Boards of Canada event with so many amazing people.

I had a half day at work, and I got home right around the time Tonx tweeted that he had to be discrete, and "!". It was the "!" that really lit a fire under me and by 2pm Lauren and I were off. Upon arriving around 4, We noted a small number of cars in the parking lot, which we parked next to and proceeded to head towards a large group of people who seemed to be beginning to walk into the park. No one knew what was going on, or what we were supposed to do. I asked if anyone knew where tonx was, and was told something about "the highest tower", which I identified and advanced towards. At the base of the tower I found Tonx - i think still google hangout-ing at that point. In finding him I was also told that at 5pm we were to be in front of a vintage metal camper.

We explored a bit, climbing the observation tower and shooting a few snippets of footage. I couldn't think of anything but the camper though and soon had to go set up my tripod and camera. Around that time more people were gathering in front of the trailer as well including Paul whom I am very happy to have met. Around that time Josh from Warp (the announcer heard before and after the album) came over and asked Paul (and I) if we would only record 3 tracks. He explained that the band had requested no high quality recordings of any kind but that since "we came a long way" and brought our gear that he would allow us to shoot for the first 3. I was happy to oblige. Then it dawned on me... First three. We were going to hear the whole album. I pulled out my phone and texted my friend "WHOLE ALBUM, AWWW SHIT, Cant record after first three tracks, No live performance but its a listening party, AHHHHHH", which I think he then posted on here.

5pm came and went and people were continuing to show up. The lincolnshire poacher came over and we chatted a bit - I can't believe I got to meet someone that was at Redmoon and have the first listen to TH with them. Phenomenal. Eventually around 5:30 Josh came on the PA, thanked everyone for coming out, and said that it was the wish of the band that there be no recording after the first 3 tracks. and without further ado, Tomorrows Harvest by Boards of Canada.

Below I am going to detail my thoughts on the album, so if you're trying to stay spoiler free then maybe don't read it.

As much as I love the first three tracks, the album really starts cooking with gas starting at Jacquard Causeway.

Gemini

Reach for the Dead

White Cyclosa

Wispy nostalgic tones with plucky synth layers woven around it. Dissonance makes a larger and larger appearance on the track as it progresses. Fades out slowly. A great vignette-type track pacing the mood between RFTD and Jacquard.

Jacquard Causeway

Lurching drums and a lamenting melody give the feeling of wandering through a wasteland. a little like watching civilization be build up and destroyed again and again with zero progress. Not a happy track. Heavily layered and very beautiful.

Telepath

Starts with smooth boc tones and a computerized voice reading numbers. "Testing 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7..." if I remember correctly. Unmistakable BOC. The voice reading numbers distorts intermittently as the music weaves around it. Feels like a numbers station transmission. What are our instructions?

Cold Earth

Errie intro with a huge bass throb that comes in. Dark and Epic. If Telepath is a numbers station transmission then Cold Earth is the plan or events set into motion by that transmission. This song will make you rock to the music. I remember seeing people rocking, bobbing their heads, etc. There's a brief grunty highly distorted and cut off childs voice that comes in every few beats for a fraction of a beat that is too beautiful for words. This was one of the many times during the listening party i was overwhelmed with emotion. My audio of this track has one of the two children that were there crying a bit in the background. Perfect.

Transmisiones Ferox

didgeridoos? Layered and distorted. Mind blowing. Airs out beautifully at the end. Imputes a feeling of pursuit or hiding.

Sick Times

Utterly fucking amazing. Another groovy head bobber. Classic BOC sounds. Whole crowd was getting into this one as well.

Collapse

Scary.

Palace Posy

A emotional shift. Percussive, funky, off-beat. Stringy. Inquisitive. Godfuckingdamnit I LOVE IT. Chanty vocals that come in that I dont remember what they say but goddamnit i need to hear this track again and again and again. Earworm for sure. One of my favorites off the new album.

Split Your infinities

Wondrous. Fucking amazing. Like gazing out at a valley populated with a beautifully destructed future city.

Uritual

Dark drone with layers of sad tones on top

Nothing is real

You know when you see somethings reflection in water but the water is rippling too much to make out exactly what it is? The beginning of this track is the audio equivalent of that. Vaguely familiar, slightly upbeat. Makes me feel like I'm watching a loop of a corporate logo on broken VHS as a child. Echos of a happier past.

Sundown

Sad, lamenting tones.

New Seeds

The emotional lows in this album serve as pacing for the weary but hopeful highs. This song is a "High". More strings. Feeling of rebuilding from the ashes. Theres a lot of work to be done here. Awesome, awesome awesome. I'm trying to limit the number of times I use the words "fucking amazing" to describe this album but I can't help it, it just is.

Come to Dust

WOW. So now we're in this epic future destroyed then rebuilt shithouse and its awesome but it also sucks.

Semena Mertvykh

The track from the album reveal video. My audio of this track has the kids crying and my camera shutter clicking every 10 seconds or so. I might like my version more. We'll see when the album comes out.

End Spoilers

There was near-dead silence in between tracks, which was perfect and amazing. After the album ended though, there was around 30 seconds of solid silence before the guy from Warp came on the PA and thanked everyone for coming. Only then was there an eruption of applause. It was amazing. That brief period of silence was like a magic window for TH. It was one of the most beautiful moments of my entire life thus far. In the middle of an abandoned water park with a handful of people all simultaneously reeling from what we've just collectively witnessed. The wind gusted lightly. Josh came on the PA and thanked us all. "I just got a text from the band. They wanted me to say they love you all". The crowd "awwwws". I yelled "IT WAS FUCKING AMAZING" and got some odd looks.

A box of goodies appeared and people crowded around and grabbed posters and stickers feverishly. Once the goodies were depleted, people began going their own ways and before long the camper and sound equipment were packed up and hauled away. We stayed a bit, shot the coke sign, and wandered. I tried to talk with Josh and just generally take in the wealth of info being shared in the various conversations people were having with him. I also spoke with the property manager and found out that the waterpark is under new ownership, and that they plan on refurbishing the whole thing, putting in an RV park and generally doing away with things as they are. I am glad to have gotten the chance to explore the place in its current state.

Eventually as it began getting dark the property manager drove up in his SUV and yelled "OUT, NOW. I'M LOCKING THE GATE", which is why he got a special thanks in my video. I really appreciate that he didnt just kick us out right away and I got to explore a touch. Speaking of my video, here's a link again because I'm ridiculous and can't stop sharing it. It has Paul's HQ Audio (thanks again Paul!) http://youtu.be/t6G8gViaoVg I also shot a bit of Gemini with you phone. http://youtu.be/H7fUp32VRwA


Great post, thanks a million for sharing this, and even though I haven't heard the whole album yet, your descriptions of each track have me very excited to hear the stream on Monday night.

Nice one!

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Thanks for the detailed description creativeowlet! Skipped the song description part though.
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Aesthetics wrote:Thanks for the detailed description creativeowlet! Skipped the song description part though.


This and stopped listening to the 3 song preview just to give it a rest. Monday.... 8)

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rolandspaceecho wrote:
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rolandspaceecho wrote:
Synthetrix wrote:My video from the listening party during White Cyclosa.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puKo4n2v ... e=youtu.be


Awesome, thanks for uploading it! I loved seeing the guy in black who was standing in the right of your frame - he seemed SO into it, in the best way.


yes! i ended up going to stand in the back for a minute. most were sitting, some were lying on their backs - but this guy ... this one guy standing alone in the crowd. he was special! he was limber, shakin' it out, groovin' - all trance-like. a pure pleasure to watch him completely get taken away by the music.

i thought at any moment he was going to do a series of backward roundhouses. it really was something to see how each individual went to their special music listening space. this guy was no exception.


I remember him, he was in a zone. Kinda yoga-esque moves.


It took me a while to notice him because I was sort of wandering around looking at and photographing the scenery and people, etc. But when I did notice him, it made me so happy.

You totally nailed it - it was awesome to watch the ways people were taking it in. Some people had their heads nodding, a couple of us were pacing/wandering around (at one point the guy in the Pink Floyd shirt said "intense!" to me and I grinned). After a while I was standing totally still, but I think it's just because I was kind of transfixed...


The gentleman you're talking about was the only other person left there when the property manager drove up and told us 3 he was locking the gate. Found him at the coke sign, he was playing "under the coke sign" on a loop and I thanked him for it. He took a shot of me on top of the coke sign from inside it... damn I'd love to see that pic. I'm 99% sure this is the instagram he set up after the fact, if anyone cares. http://instagram.com/roygbivgasoline

Aesthetics wrote:Thanks for the detailed description creativeowlet! Skipped the song description part though.


No problemo. I'm so honored I got to be there. I'm more than happy to share as much as I can.
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Nice recap, creativeowlet!

Your experience sounds a lot like mine - I heard about the event the night before, but my girlfriend and I had made plans to go hiking. When we woke up, we deliberated about it for a while and decided to postpone the hike (which was actually for the best because we later found out that a problem with my shoe might have hurt my ankle had we gone).

We got there at about 4:30 after taking a wrong turn onto the dirt road to the monastery. I won't repeat what everyone else has said about how happy and nice everyone seemed, but it was a really awesome environment, both in terms of people and in terms of surroundings. My girlfriend and I sat in the shade before the album because we were too hot to wait in front of the speakers, but when the album started we moved out to the back (Also, sorry for walking in front of the crowd while everyone was waiting, I feel like that might have annoyed people and I didn't think about it until after the fact). I was surprised how loud, and how clear the sound was! We were only in the back because any closer and my ears would have hurt.

Below is my impression of the album

But yeah, I loved the album. I was texting my friend and giving him periodic updates. I lost track of which song was which, but I do remember that my girlfriend and I both liked the second half more. I'm eager for it to come out, if only because a few of those songs I'm really eager to hear again. I can get pretty obsessive about music, so I'll probably listen to those a bunch of times. I just can't remember exactly which ones they were...

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We chatted a little bit after the fact. The big posters were snatched up before we could get to them (which was a little disappointing) but we got a couple smaller ones and a sticker. We chatted with Will, the Warp UK guy, who was really nice. We walked around the park and started back after about 20 minutes or so. We had dinner at Peggy Sue's and drove home, still kind of giddy.

It was awesome to be there! It was a really great experience, and a totally fun little last-second adventure for the end of the weekend.

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rolandspaceecho wrote:Nice recap, creativeowlet!

We chatted a little bit after the fact. The big posters were snatched up before we could get to them (which was a little disappointing) but we got a couple smaller ones and a sticker. We chatted with Will, the Warp UK guy, who was really nice.


Nice! I never got the scoop on who that guy was. I speculated in my head maybe a friend of the band there to oversee everything on their behalf. I'm glad I know both the warp guys' names now Josh and Will. Really cool dudes.

I'm really sorry the big posters went so quick. I missed the goodies being brought out, and just looked up from my camera at one point to see a swarm of people. When i went up to see what was going on I quickly realized what was happening. The box of big posters appeared to be depleted and I stood around snagging a few stickers for a second before someone reached back into the box and another 10 or so posters appeared out of seemingly nowhere. There was a brief squabble for them and I was able to grab one, luckily. I have a sneaking suspicion many people snagged more than one large poster. What can you do. :? I also got handed a HUGE stack of stickers and was so overwhelmed that I was just handing mini-stacks out to people while imploring them to spread them around and give them out. I hope they did and everyone that wanted a sticker got one. If not, I've got a small handful of extras I plan on giving away at some point soon when I've got a free moment. Will had a small stack of tiny posters left over at the end of the fray iirc. I found that surprising and snagged a few extra for friends and people on here. Afterwards, the people from Warp all went up to the lookout tower and chatted briefly. I desperately wanted to hang out and listen but didn't want to be a bother hanger-oner, so that's when we went to look at the coke sign.

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creativeowlet wrote:I'm really sorry the big posters went so quick. I missed the goodies being brought out, and just looked up from my camera at one point to see a swarm of people. When i went up to see what was going on I quickly realized what was happening. The box of big posters appeared to be depleted and I stood around snagging a few stickers for a second before someone reached back into the box and another 10 or so posters appeared out of seemingly nowhere. There was a brief squabble for them and I was able to grab one, luckily. I have a sneaking suspicion many people snagged more than one large poster. What can you do. :? I also got handed a HUGE stack of stickers and was so overwhelmed that I was just handing mini-stacks out to people while imploring them to spread them around and give them out. I hope they did and everyone that wanted a sticker got one.


Oh, ha! I think I think I actually took a sticker from you, or maybe from one of the people you gave a mini stack to. I couldn't tell if you (or whoever it was) were one of the organizers, or a guy who had grabbed a huge stack, so I sort of hesitantly asked if I could take one... I'm still trying to decide where to put the one I got.

My girlfriend got a picture of the swarm of people around the posters, which is actually kind of funny. I was right in front of the person who got the extra posters, but everyone around me grabbed one as I reached out :( Yeah, it was a big box, so I'm sure a few people took more than one. Like I said, I was a little disappointed, but I also don't even know where I would have put a big poster in my apartment (and even finding a spot for the little one has been a challenge), so it's probably for the best. Will's stack of posters looked like it wasn't going to run out, so I took a couple extras, one to give to a guy on Reddit who was really frustrated he couldn't make it, and one to give to a friend on the East Coast.

And yeah, I was chatting with Will, but I was still kind of giddy and I probably sounded like a total spaced-out weirdo, despite being totally sober. I heard someone mention something to him about the Coke sign (and he said something like "yeah, we thought about setting up under the Coke sign, but we thought this was better, etc"), but we looked on our way out and couldn't find it. Where was it?

It's nice to be able to chat about it (you know, forum chat) with other people who were there. Most of my friends are (apparently) not quite as excited about the new album as I am...

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rolandspaceecho wrote:Oh, ha! I think I think I actually took a sticker from you, or maybe from one of the people you gave a mini stack to. I couldn't tell if you (or whoever it was) were one of the organizers, or a guy who had grabbed a huge stack, so I sort of hesitantly asked if I could take one... I'm still trying to decide where to put the one I got...

...And yeah, I was chatting with Will, but I was still kind of giddy and I probably sounded like a total spaced-out weirdo, despite being totally sober. I heard someone mention something to him about the Coke sign (and he said something like "yeah, we thought about setting up under the Coke sign, but we thought this was better, etc"), but we looked on our way out and couldn't find it. Where was it?

It's nice to be able to chat about it (you know, forum chat) with other people who were there. Most of my friends are (apparently) not quite as excited about the new album as I am...


Pretty sure that was me! A few people had that response of "may I have a sticker" and my response was something along the lines of "here! Take em! Im not important!"

coke sign was over in "the picnic area" as on this map http://instagram.com/p/Z2Qd4msHHg/

I'm glad they didnt set up under the coke sign. They really did it in the perfect location.
Boards of Canada - Tomorrows Harvest - Lake Dolores Listening Party - 5/27/2013 HQ AUDIO http://youtu.be/t6G8gViaoVg

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wow, thank you creativeowlet and erryone else for the recap of the listening event. Truly an awesome moment in time for everyone to be alive and (a lucky some) to be a part of. Honestly from what I've gathered/read/seen about the event, this is what music is about. And has always been about. Coming together and enjoying the ride with other people. Music has a really powerful sense of community imbued, and the listening party is a prime example of how it can really bring people together and pull them into an intense and probably awe-inspiring moment. I fucking love these guys and I'm amped to hear the new tunes.

I've been tempted but avoided hearing what's been posted already.
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TaoTapeTao wrote:I've been tempted but avoided hearing what's been posted already.


No problem. And really, I understand the desire to wait... but there's only the three tracks, and RFTD is already out, so theres only two new ones, and they're both arguably vignettes. The album picks up immensely at and after jacquard so you're really, really not missing much, fwiw. That said, do NOT watch the Detroit vid (if its still up) Cold Earth deserves so much more than the quality in that thing.

TaoTapeTao wrote:Truly an awesome moment in time for everyone to be alive and (a lucky some) to be a part of. Honestly from what I've gathered/read/seen about the event, this is what music is about... Music has a really powerful sense of community imbued, and the listening party is a prime example of how it can really bring people together and pull them into an intense and probably awe-inspiring moment.


Yes, yes and yes. I feel a very tight bond with a few folks I met that day, and I look forward to strengthening bonds with others who were there whom I had no time to meet. I really want to have a listening party part 2, out in the desert again, with as many of the 5/27/2013 folks as we can muster. It'd be lovely.
Boards of Canada - Tomorrows Harvest - Lake Dolores Listening Party - 5/27/2013 HQ AUDIO http://youtu.be/t6G8gViaoVg

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Hoping the folks I sent stickers to get 'em soon!

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Group Hex wrote:Hoping the folks I sent stickers to get 'em soon!


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Came today! Thanks again!!!! Really wish I could have gone.

And, hello everyone! :D

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Oh cool! I wish they were a bit better quality, but enjoy anyway.

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OK here is one last listening party video.
BOC fans descend upon the box of free posters and stickers after the listening party.
I kept the video running as I walked back to my truck and the long drive back to L.A.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDOt8IRaDls&

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